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History, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Master of Science in History at METU Middle East Technical University is designed to provide the students with the required formation and enhanced awareness about the methodological issues and with the mastery of theoretical knowledge in the field.

Department of History is part of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. 

History remains one of the most consistently popular subjects among undergraduate students and Department offers an extensive range of classes covering from the Antiquity through the present and including studies of mainland:

  • Europe
  • Ancient Greece and Rome
  • Ancient Turkish History
  • Ottoman Empire,
  • other areas of the developing world. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historical Methodology
  • Ottoman Turkish
  • Ottoman History
  • Balkan History
  • Along the Silk Roads
  • Ottoman Modernization

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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    79

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Application Fee Receipt
    • English Proficiency Exam Score
    • Graduate Exams
    • Reference Letters
    • Transcript
    • Letter of Intention
    • Recognition Letter - only for non-Turkish citizens who graduated from any abroad university
    • Equivalence Letter - only for Turkish citizens who studied in any abroad university

Tuition Fee

  • International

    268 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 134 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    46 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Resident: 129 TL/semester
  • Non-Resident: 768 TL/Semester

Living costs for Ankara

  • 1600 - 2350 TRY/month
    Living Costs

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